• Advocacy. Education. Networking.

    The Black Business Association (BBA) is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) corporation established in 1974 as the American Black Merchants Association.

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  • Our Partners in Progress.

    Our impact in the community would not be as effective without the help of our Partners in Progress. We work together to for your success!

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  • Join the BBA Today!

    There’s no better time than now to become a member of the Black Business Association of Memphis! Your investment affords us the opportunity to provide services and resources to help advance your business! Your membership in the BBA will be as valuable as you desire.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

BBA presents “Coach RIX Coaching Circle” August 28th

Join us once again for the Business Owners Coaching Circle with our BBA Director of Business Services Ricky Tucker. He will discuss challenges faced by small business owners. He will also help you to develop solutions for those challenges as well. All entrepreneurs must be prepared for solving the problems that come their way. Join us for this "roll up your sleeves casual" session to help solve some of your business problems. This event will take place this Friday August 28th from 11:30 until 1pm at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale Street. Attendees must bring their own lunch. RSVP by calling (901) 526-9300.

Monday, July 20, 2015

BBA Lunch & Learn- Friday July 24th

The need for a skilled and educated workforce is an important issue. It’s one that affects not only employers but the overall progress of our city as well. Graduate Memphis is addressing these issues. Join us for our Lunch and Learn Series this Friday, July 24th from 11:30am until 1pm at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale Street. They will discuss finding the need, meeting the need, addressing the skills gaps and increasing economic growth through education. Come learn the benefits higher education yields employers and the greater Memphis Area. Bring plenty of Business cards. This is a great networking opportunity. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP by calling simply responding to this email.

BBA presents “Coach RIX Coaching Circle” July 30th

Join us once again for the Business Owners Coaching Circle with our BBA Director of Business Services Ricky Tucker. He will discuss challenges faced by small business owners. He will also help you to develop solutions for those challenges as well. All entrepreneurs must be prepared for solving the problems that come their way. Join us for this "roll up your sleeves casual" session to help solve some of your business problems. This event will take place this Thursday July 30th from 11:30 until 1pm at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale Street. Attendees must bring their own lunch. RSVP by calling (901) 526-9300.

Free Training: Quickbooks 1 & 2 July 31st

Overview of how QuickBooks works and how you can get around in QuickBooks. Learn common business terms used by QuickBooks and practice using the Help tool and more. Discuss decisions that must be made before using QuickBooks. Create a new company using the EasyStep interview. Show how to create the opening balance for a checking account. No computer required. Friday, July 31st from 10:00am to noon at Southwest Tennessee Community College, Maxine A. Smith Center, Suite 112. No computer required. Limited seating. Registration is required. Call the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at (901) 526-9300. 

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

BBA Coaching Circle with Coach RIX this Thursday

Join us for the Business Owners Coaching Circle with our BBA Director of Business Services Ricky Tucker. He will discuss challenges faced by small business owners. He will also help you to develop solutions for those challenges as well. All entrepreneurs must be prepared for solving the problems that come their way. Join us for this "roll up your sleeves casual" session to help solve some of your business problems. This event will take place this Thursday July 16th from 11:30 until 1pm at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale Street. Attendees must bring their own lunch. RSVP by calling (901) 526-9300 or simply by responding to this email.